MC:PR30/4 Routh Papers found in Magdalen after Bloxam
The greater part of the Routh Papers owe their existence to John Bloxam salvaging them from the President’s Lodgings after Routh’s death in 1854. However, some Routh material did remain at Magdalen, either because Bloxam could not find it in the Lodgings, or because it was stored elsewhere, and this gradually made its way to the library and the archives at a later date. They include some miscellaneous correspondence, including with Routh’s family, and some material relating to College administration, as well as a remarkable daguerreotype of Routh, taken on his 99th birthday in September 1854.
The papers in this section are arranged as follows:
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